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How Alive Is Your Love?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Are we open to find amazing love alive in our world? Are we leaving love's legacy behind in our finger and footprints today the way we'd most like?

The Gratitude Experiment (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Greg Archer

If you think Thanksgiving is the best time to feel thankful and express gratitude, think again. Watch as I take the power of gratitude to the streets.

Holland, Michigan, Happiest Because Of Giving Nature?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Despite harsh winter conditions and high levels of unemployment, the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index rates the small Michigan town of Holland as on...

Despite Economy, Not-Only-For-Profit Business Is Thriving

Andrew Shapter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Shapter

Despite hard times, "not-only-for-profit" companies swim against the current by giving back some of what they earn. But these aren't the corporate donations orchestrated by a clever PR department looking to bolster the company image. Wall Street, are you listening?

Concentric Circles of Service

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeffrey Abelson

There's a missing link in our quest for a good and equitable society. In addition to volunteering, we must educate ourselves and impact our government to achieve lasting change on prominent issues.

Colorado Citizens Finding Happiness Through Giving

Andrew Shapter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Andrew Shapter

Americans spend great amounts of our time, money and energy chasing happiness. The biggest problem is, for many people, we're not even sure what it is.

Gift Economy

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

What's the gift economy? In simple terms it's about giving stuff away for free without expecting anything back. Hold on, isn't everything supposed to be monetized?

Arthur Delaney

Yes He Can: 'One Can A Week' Program Inspires Imitators | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Peter Norback took Barack Obama's campaign talk of hope and change to heart. He said it inspired him to launch a campaign to get his neighbors in Tucs...

The Scariest Thing I Ever Said Yes To

Jennifer Howell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Howell

I can admit that I am not always as good at the receiving as I am at the giving. Does anyone else have the same problem?

7 Reasons Why Sex Is Better After 60

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

But I think it's more than just the pills and the lubricants that make sex in our second half such a wonderful activity. Our Elders have finally figured it out--and they're having the best sex of their lives.

Haiti: Children, Children Everywhere and Not a Place to Teach

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

The UN has estimated that 4,000 temporary classrooms will be needed in Haiti -- however this is not an earthquake, this is an earthquake with hurricane season coming in four months. Yet less than 3% of humanitarian assistance goes to fund education programs.

Philanthropy and the Economic Crisis

Georgia Levenson Keohane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Georgia Levenson Keohane

This week and next I am a guest blogger at The Center for Effective Philanthropy. My posts address philanthropy and the economic crisis, and include ...

Haiti, Giving, and Emotional Awareness

Gary Zukav | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary Zukav

The Haitian people have an urgent need for many of the things that we have, beginning with water, food, shelter, and medicine. They do not need pity,...

Facing Global Threats: Here's Some Good News

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Some global threats can keep us awake in the middle of the night. The Skoll Global Threats Fund was created last year to address urgent threats like water shortages and pandemics.

Changing the Script with Jon Stewart

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Bank bonuses are merely a symptom of a deeper erosion of societal values and the new maxims that have overtaken us: Greed is Good and It's All About Me. Those values wreak havoc on economies, cultures, families, and our very souls.

Nine-Year-Old Kansas Boy Devotes Holiday Season To Collecting Hundreds Of Toys For Others

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of our Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up compelling local stories about the victims of the recession. A nine-ye...

A Tale Of Turkey, Giving And Thanks

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

Last week's freshly roasted turkeys are officially past the leftover stage but the feeling of having been a part of a unique Thanksgiving Day experience lingers on.

Haiti: What Can I Do to Help?

Nancy Mahon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nancy Mahon

Sadly, until we are able to close the vast wealth gap that exists across the globe, natural disasters will continue to have a profoundly disproportionate impact on the people who have the least resources.

Top 10 New Radical Gifts

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

My favourite New Radical gift ideas might just come in handy. Hopefully you'll find something for the hearts, minds, and souls of the ones you love.

N.Y. Comedian Gives Up Christmas, Gives All To The Needy

NY Times | Hilary Stout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The answer: Skip it. The whole holiday. No tree. No stockings, carols or any of the "whole nine yards" of trappings and traditions that Mr. Nainan sai...

A Cup of Coffee to Build Sustainable Communities

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Through Architecture For Humanity's "Do A Latte Good" campaign, you can bid on coffee with one of our great supporters, and in return they'll contribute to help reconstruction efforts post-Typhoon Ketsana.

Georgia Salon Gives 'Gift of Glamour' To The Deserving

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Carey Carter of the Carter Barnes salon in Atlanta, Georgia, got a call from a longtime client who could no longer afford to get her hair done be...

Tea Leoni: How UNICEF Became A Halloween Treat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

I grew up under the impression that I was the best trick-or-treater in the whole wide world, because my grandmother invented it!...

Santa Interventions: Helping Parents Save The Magic

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

Christmas is upon us, and for many Santa's bag full of surprises includes an assortment of personal dilemmas all having to do with ... Santa.

Miller Lite Donates $200K To Veterans, Going for $500K

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Miller Lite is promoting Veteran's Day in a significant way this year, with a goal to raise $500,000 for Operation Homefront, a nonprofit that support...